If you find yourself near Parga, Acheron River is a must see. It’s close to Glyki village, about 20km from Parga. The last five kilometers of the river are navigable and allow tourist routes by boat during summer months, in a charming path between trees.
GATES OF HADES
A river leads to the underworld. Homer’s epic poems come back to life. According to mythology, Acheron is the river of sorrow, the door to Hades, the passage to the other world.
NECROMANTEION OF ACHERON
Kassope or Cassope was an ancient Greek city in Epirus, located in the hills of the village Kamarina. It occupies a magnificent and remote site overlooking the Ionian sea, the Amvrakikos Gulf, the fertile lands to the south and slopes of the Zalongo mountain to the north.
PERPETUAL DANCE – ZALONGO
The “Dance of Zalongo” was a mass suicide of women from Souli and their children during the Souliote War of 1803, near the village of Zalongo in Epirus, in the Ottoman Empire. It took place on December 16th, 1803.